Pilot News: Matthew Broderick Lands Widowed Dad Role in CBS Comedy

Matthew Broderick CBS PilotMatthew Broderick will topline CBS’ untitled Tad Quill comedy pilot, our sister site Deadline reports.

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The multi-cam sitcom revolves around Broderick’s character, a recently widowed father who is raising his 12-year-old son while jumping back into the dating pool.

Scrubs vet Quill will serve as exec producer, with comedy legend James Burrows directing.

Broderick’s recent TV credits include guest spots on Modern Family and 30 Rock.